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    Unhappy Andy Griffith Show "whistler" Passed Away

    Whistler Of 'Andy Griffith Show' Theme Dies. Hagen Composed Music For 3,000 Hours Of TV

    POSTED: 8:34 am EDT May 28, 2008
    UPDATED: 9:55 am EDT May 28, 2008

    LOS ANGELES -- The man who composed and whistled the theme to "The Andy Griffith Show" has died.

    His wife said that Earle Hagen died at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 88.

    Hagen composed themes and music for about 3,000 hours of television in his career that lasted 60 years.

    His other famous themes include "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "The Mod Squad" "Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C." and "I Spy."

    Hagen won an Emmy for some of the music he wrote for "I Spy."

    Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press.

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    Well I guess that's in keeping with "it comes in threes".

    Dick Martin from Laugh-In and Sydney Pollack both passed away in the past few days.

    May they all rest peacefully.
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